ECONET Wireless Zimbabwe has appointed Elizabeth Masiyiwa, to the board of directors of the company with effect from April 1.
Masiyiwa, according to Econet, has a broad range of leadership expertise in the private sector, “as well as a long and storied track record as a champion for equity, opportunity and representation”.
The social entrepreneur and philanthropist serves on a number of boards, including Higherlife Foundation and the Harvard University Leadership Council for the Centre of African Studies.
In a statement this week, Econet said: “She has worked in various organisations, spearheading the investment and funding programmes as well as the human capital development of those organisations. She currently holds a number of leadership positions in both local and international organisations.”